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31-JAN-1959

DeHavilland DH 115 Vampire T.11

Registration: XE936 & WR194

Crash Location:     1/2 mile E of RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire


Crashed and destroyed 31/1/1959 when both aircraft were involved in a mid air collision. WR194 had just taken off from Cranwell  when it wsa struck by XE936 which had not called up prior to joining the circuit. Both aircraft crashed killing the three crew

Flt Cadet Peter Keeling

Under Officer Michael Dickinson

QFI Flt Lt Donald G Murchie


April 1st Prime Minister Harold Macmillan visited the College on the 41st anniversary of the founding of the Royal Air Force.

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YEAR BOOK 1959

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1959

Under Training